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Womens employment

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Central Employment Bureau for Women, 1910 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCIP CEBW
Scope and Contents

The surviving records of the Central Employment Bureau for Women comprise chiefly minutes of the Executive Committee and of the Consultative Committee, the Students' Careers Association and the Loan Fund Committee, together with some miscellaneous items, including meeting notes, an attendance register and a postcard.

Dates: 1910 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: Priority access to designated officers of Futures for Women (in line with the Archive's procedures). A few volumes in this collection have been closed in accordance with Data Protection regulations, although the relevant catalogue entries are available online.
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Freedom of Labour Defence Society, 1899 - 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCIP FLDS
Scope and Contents

The surviving archives of the Freedom of Labour Defence Society comprise minutes, correspondence, reports, investment papers and press cuttings. They were originally catalogued with the archives of the Society for Promoting the Training of Women, with which they were accessioned: they are presumed to have survived alongside the SPTW archives because of Jessie Boucherett's connections with both organisations.

Dates: 1899 - 1916
Conditions Governing Access: Priority access to designated officers of Futures for Women (in line with the Archive's procedures).
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Personal Papers of Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon, 1801 - 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Bodichon
Scope and Contents The papers of Madame Bodichon are dispersed. A number are held at Girton, having reached the College as gifts, mainly from the Leigh Smith family, and by purchase. The bulk of the papers at Girton consists of letters from Emily Davies to Bodichon for the period 1865-1887. Early letters relate, on the whole, to the activities of the Langham Place Circle, the English Woman’s Journal, and the Kensington Society, later letters to the foundation and day-to-day organisation of Girton College....
Dates: 1801 - 2000
Conditions Governing Access: Access is open to bona fide scholars by appointment only.
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Personal Papers of Beryl Platt, 1939 - 2015

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Platt
Scope and Contents

The papers listed here comprise personal and biographical records; papers relating to Beryl Platt's Cambridge years; speeches and lectures delivered by Beryl Platt; papers deriving from her work in the House of Lords; and papers deriving from her periods of office as Chair of the Equal Opportunities Commission and Chancellor of Middlesex University. Each section is arranged broadly chronologically.

Dates: 1939 - 2015
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Personal Papers of Bessie Rayner Parkes, 1654 - 2006

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Parkes
Scope and Contents The papers have been acquired by Girton College in several deposits. The original batch was arranged and listed in 1985 and consists of personal writings, diary fragments, correspondence, newspaper cuttings and unpublished material for a biography of Bessie's early life. Additional papers donated in 2013 were arranged and listed in 2014: these comprise chiefly papers of and relating to Louise Swanton Belloc and family. Correspondence forms a large percentage of the archive (perhaps about...
Dates: 1654 - 2006
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Personal Papers of Sarah Emily Davies, 1856 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Davies
Scope and Contents The papers include the Family Chronicle (an account of family and other matters written by Davies in 1905, covering the years 1847-68) and papers relating to the following: London University degrees for women; Elizabeth Garrett and medical examinations; the Victoria Magazine, 1863-4; the London School Board, 1870-73; the Schools Enquiry Commission, 1864-70; admission of girls to local examinations, 1858-69; the London Association of Schoolmistresses and the Kensington Society, 1866-69;...
Dates: 1856 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: Open to bona fide scholars and by appointment only.
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Society for Promoting the Training of Women, 1859 - 2012

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCIP SPTW
Scope and Contents The archives listed here include the following: corporate records; minutes; financial papers; legal papers; administrative records relating to subscriptions, donations, bequests, individual loan funds and individual applicants for loans; records of marketing and advertising; records of staff and members; and records relating to the history of the Society.There are also separate records of organisations which amalgamated with the Society, namely the Pioneer Loan Training Fund and the...
Dates: 1859 - 2012
Conditions Governing Access: Priority access to designated officers of Futures for Women (in line with the Archive's procedures). A number of files in this collection have been closed in accordance with Data Protection regulations, although the relevant catalogue entries are available online.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.